The American Volleyball Coaches Association announced Wednesday night that Rockhurst University senior middle hitter Preecy Seever was its Division II National Player of the Year.
Seever, who played at Olathe Northwest High School, led the Great Lakes Valley Conference in hitting percentage (.386) and blocks (1.44 per set), according to the league. She ranked fourth in the nation in blocks and 10th in hitting percentage.
Seever was named a first-team All-American this year for the second season in a row.
On Twitter, Seever wrote: “I cannot express how thankful I am for these incredibly talented and amazing girls I call my teammates and family.”
On Thursday, Rockhurst lost 3-1 to Western Washington in the national quarterfinals in Tampa, Fla. The Vikings won 20-25, 25-17, 25-15, 25-22.
Katie Loescher had 13 kills for Rockhurst, while Alyssa Arnold had 12 kills. Whitney Kostal had 41 assists.